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Small Pox. By: Max Monroe. Definition. Small pox is a serious and contagious disease. It is due to viruses. The disease has been around for 10,000 years. You have small pox when you get sores. Symptoms . Backache Severe confusion Diarrhea Feeling ill Excessive bleeding and vomiting.

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Small pox

Small Pox

By: Max Monroe


Definition

Definition

  • Small pox is a serious and contagious disease.

  • It is due to viruses.

  • The disease has been around for 10,000 years.

  • You have small pox when you get sores.


Symptoms

Symptoms

  • Backache

  • Severe confusion

  • Diarrhea

  • Feeling ill

  • Excessive bleeding and vomiting


Diagrams

Diagrams


Spread

Spread

  • Family members easily spread to each other

  • Saliva droplets

  • Bed sheets

  • Clothes

  • Most contagious during first week of infection


Current research

Current Research

  • To stop spread doctors isolate infected people

  • Making more vaccines for prevention

  • Vaccine now makes smallpox less severe

  • Doctors are looking for easiest way of spread


Bibliography

Bibliography

  • Information from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmedhealth/PMH0002332/ and http://www.niaid.nih.gov/topics/smallpox/Pages/research.aspx

  • Pictures from http://www.bioprepwatch.com/news/fda-to-hold-public-smallpox-vaccine-workshop/259788/ , http://e7lol.com/2011/10/23/what-does-a-virus-look-like-and-what-does-it-do/ and http://siastar1216khd.blogspot.com/2012/11/the-astounding-truth-about-smallpox.html#!/2012/11/the-astounding-truth-about-smallpox.html


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